EASE OF GREEN
Getting five a day doesn’t need to be hard – fill up on nutrients with these simple recipes
High in antioxidants and vitamins, and guards against cancer and heart disease according to a US study. Part-fry it in butter, then throw in a splash of water and cover the pan to steam it the rest of the way.
Rich in lutein, which fights age-related disease, and vitamin E, which protects against pro-inflammatory molecules called cytokines. Sprinkle with lemon juice and bake it for kale ‘crisps’.
Technically not green, but high in vitamin C, which can stop the release of a cytokine called inter-leukine IL 6. Chop into wedges, sprinkle with paprika and olive oil, and roast for 20 minutes.